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Syria accuses Israel of carrying out strike, 2nd this week
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Syria accuses Israel of carrying out strike, 2nd this week

DAMASCUS (AP) — Syria accused Israel of carrying out an airstrike in a central province early on Thursday, the second…
Turkey’s coronavirus cases back up to mid-May levels
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Turkey’s coronavirus cases back up to mid-May levels

ISTANBUL, July 22 (Reuters) – Turkey’s new coronavirus cases have doubled in just over two weeks to 9,586 on Thursday,…
Iran’s Khamenei says water crisis protesters cannot be blamed
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Iran’s Khamenei says water crisis protesters cannot be blamed

DUBAI, July 23 (Reuters) – Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Friday that Iranians protesting over water shortages in…
Israel to reimpose coronavirus ‘Green Pass’ as Delta variant hits
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Israel to reimpose coronavirus ‘Green Pass’ as Delta variant hits

TEL AVIV, July 22 (Reuters) – Israel announced plans on Thursday to allow only people who are deemed immune to…
To reach a peace deal, Taliban say Afghan president must go
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To reach a peace deal, Taliban say Afghan president must go

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Taliban say they don’t want to monopolize power, but they insist there won’t be peace in…
Cyprus appeals to UN Security Council over Varosha; Turkey defiant
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Cyprus appeals to UN Security Council over Varosha; Turkey defiant

NICOSIA, July 21 (Reuters) – Cyprus appealed to the UN Security Council on Wednesday over plans by Turkish Cypriot authorities…
Nonseasonal floods kill 14 in Yemen
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Nonseasonal floods kill 14 in Yemen

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — At least fourteen people have been killed by flooding in Yemen in the past 24 hours,…
UN migration official: 20 migrants drown off Libya’s coast
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UN migration official: 20 migrants drown off Libya’s coast

CAIRO (AP) — Libya’s coast guard intercepted Wednesday four boats in the Mediterranean Sea carrying migrants trying to reach Europe,…
Iran opens oil terminal in Gulf of Oman to bypass Strait of Hormuz
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Iran opens oil terminal in Gulf of Oman to bypass Strait of Hormuz

DUBAI, July 22 (Reuters) – Iran has opened its first oil terminal in the Gulf of Oman, President Hassan Rouhani…
2 airplanes collide at Dubai’s main airport; no injuries
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2 airplanes collide at Dubai’s main airport; no injuries

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Two passenger jets from low-cost carrier FlyDubai and Bahrain-based Gulf Air collided with each…
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